October 17, 2018
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In Christ’s Love,
Sister Mary Michael, CK
NO SCHOOL Friday, October 19 (end of 1st quarter and faculty meeting).
PLAY 4 PETER Final Recap
Thank you to all who donated to our annual Play 4 Peter fundraiser. Our final total raised is $33,636.44, and a few things are still trickling in and will be gladly received. Congratulation go to 2B and to 5A for awesome contributions this year. As a reward for outstanding fundraising, they will enjoy an outing to Camp Sonshine tomorrow! We must also note 3B had 100% participation!
Thank you and God Bless, the 2018-2019 Fundraising Committee
PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES sign-up is open in PickAtime through 11:59pm (midnight), Tues. Oct. 23. Login information unique to your family was sent home last week. Conference times are Thurs. Oct. 25 from 12:00-8:00pm, and on Fri. Oct. 26 from 1:00-6:00pm.
MENU CHANGE for the next two Mondays in October have been switched as follows: Monday Oct. 22: Creamed turkey, whipped potatoes, salad bar, dinner roll, milk; Monday Oct. 29: Chicken noodle soup, cheese stick, salad bar, cinnamon roll, milk.
LUNCH ACCOUNT REMINDER When you go to a restaurant and enjoy a delicious meal, you wouldn’t think of leaving without paying your bill. This same principle applies to school lunch. Please make sure your students’ lunch accounts are well funded, and do not allow your balance to become overdrawn. Your cooperation is sincerely appreciated. Thank you!
Scrip News Scrip sales from October 8-14 were $7,245 with a profit of $302.
E-Scrip is sent home on the 1st and 16th of the month. To sign up or make changes to your order, please contact Scrip Coordinator Bridget Paseka at 402-480-5463or email@example.com
Scrip Volunteers for October 20/21 Masses: 4:00pm Jody Olsson, 8:00am Nancy Ryan, 9:30am Chris Arndt, 11:00am Paula Smith. Thank you.
SUPERBOWL OF THE SAINTS Due to a mechanical system renovation, we are unable to host the Superbowl of the Saints this year. Sorry, we miss it, too. – The School Sisters of Christ the King
GIVE TO PIUS DAY will be Tuesday, Oct. 23. Click on Check out our progress to see how Pius is doing to reach the $200,000 goal, and consider your own donation. Thanks to all who have helped with a great start. A generous donor will add $25,000 if the goal is met! Click on Fund for Pius X to see how this fund supports the students and teachers. Your support is greatly appreciated!
“PARENTS NIGHT OUT” A SUCCESS The St. Peter Student Council would like to thank everyone who supported this service project: parent volunteers, those who loaned walkie talkies, Mrs. Aldridge, custodians, faculty and staff, and those parents who attended the event. It took a village to launch this project, and we thank you for making it possible. Mark your calendars…future Parents Night Out events will be Friday, November 9, 6-8:30pm, and Friday, December 14, 6-8:30pm. We hope to see you there!
PARISH STEWARDSHIP RENEWAL This week we kick off our Parish Stewardship Renewal. All families should have received a package explaining what stewardship means at St. Peter. Over the next few weeks, please pray about your renewal of Time, Talent and Treasure. On October 20-21, we will have a Lay Witness speaker from our parish at all Masses.
TRUNK OR TREAT Please join us for the first ever “Trunk or Treat” here at St. Peter’s on Friday, October 26 on the lower parking lot from 6:30-8:30pm. Click on Treat for detailed flyer! Consider sponsoring a trunk if you are interested. Details on the flier.
CHOSE LOVE MOVEMENT You are invited to this presentation at North American Martyrs on Monday, Oct. 29 at 6:30pm. Scarlett Lewis will will speak about creating safer, more peaceful, and loving schools. Click on Choose Love for a detailed flyer.
KINDERGARTEN If you will have a Kindergartener for Fall 2019, please stop by the office and fill out a “Pre-Application for Kindergarten” form. Or the office can send you the form ask at Margaret-Aldridge@cdolinc.net
PRESCHOOL LIST We have an advanced signup process for preschool. We realize finding quality preschool and care for your little ones requires advanced planning. We have made provision for you to sign your little ones up well in advance, see the office staff for details or email Margaret-Aldridge@cdolinc.net
SEND IN BOXTOPS NOW Our first deadline to mail in boxtops logos is October 31, so please continue to send them to school so we may earn as much as possible during this semester. Please neatly trim around the logo and check to make sure the logo hasn’t expired.
PAGE ONE NEBRASKA is a competitive reading program for Catholic School students entering grades 3-8. Children read a wide range of award winning books and participate in fun activities throughout the year related to those books. Children are split into levels based on grade. If your child is interested in joining Page One this year, please contact the coach for their grade level: Grades 3-4: Linda Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org, Grades 5-6: Stacey Hooks email@example.com, Grades 7-8: Shannon Dohmen firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDICATIONS FOR STUDENTS If your child is to receive any medication at school, prescription or over the counter, please obtain an Authorization for Medication form from the school office, or you may print one from the school website. Click on Medication. ALL medication must come to school in its original container and be kept in the nurse’s office. Parents should send in an epi-pen for their child(ren) that require one.
ROSE FUNDRAISER Order forms for All Souls Day roses will be coming home with your child. If you would like to purchase a rose in remembrance of a loved one, be sure to fill out the form and return it with payment to the school office by Wednesday, October 24. --Sponsored by St Therese the Little Flower Circle
FOOD COLLECTION Please remember to bring food on Fridays for Catholic Social Services. The children also have a mission collection weekly. We encourage children to bring a little of their own money, or to do an extra job for which they can earn funds to give to the Missionary Childhood Association.